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Kent Fire and Rescue Service attends a range of incidents including fires, road crashes, flooding, rescues from height, mud or confined spaces. It also supports other agencies including Kent Police, South East Coast Ambulance Service and the Martime and Coastguard Agency on a regular basis.

The incidents shown on this page are just a sample of those which may be of interest to the public and media.

Incident
Three vehicle crash on the A2
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to the scene of a road traffic collision involving three vehicles on the A2 London-bound. Three fire engines were in attendance and crews at the scene used hydraulic rescue equipment to release a casualty from one of the vehicles, who was then passed into the care of SECAmb. Traffic was held temporarily while the emergency services dealt with the incident. Duty of care was left with Highways England.
Start date and time
15/08/2019 09:08
Stop date and time
15/08/2019 10:53
A2 A2
Southfleet
Kent
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
3
Equipment
  • Rescue - Jaws of life/hyrdraulic spreaders/rams/cutting tools
  • Rescue - Heavy rescue equipment (breaching/breaking)
Partner agencies
  • Kent Police
  • South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb)
  • Highways England traffic officers
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